Definition of


  1. (noun, possession) an interest in land capable of being inherited
  2. (noun, possession) a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services
  3. (verb, possession) give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on
    fee the steward

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Synonyms of Fee

bung, tip

Origin of the word Fee

  1. late 13c., from O.Fr. fieu, from M.L. feodum "land or other property whose use is granted in return for service," probably from Frank. *fehu-od "payment-estate," in which the first element is cognate with O.E. feoh "money, property, cattle" (also Ger. Vieh "cattle," Goth. faihu "money, fortune"), from PIE *peku- "cattle" (cf. Skt… more

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Words that sound like Fee

f, fa, faa, fab, fae, fao, fauve, fay, fbi, fe, feb, feb 2, feoff, few, fey, fha, fib, fief, fife, fifo, five, fo, fob, fob off, foe, fop, fovea

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